Chandigarh May 15, 2019
Mock interviews conducted at PU IAS Centre
IAS Centre, Panjab University conducted mock interviews for the candidates of
PCS Executive and Assistant Commandant, Central Armed Police Forces on 15th May. The
panellists for the mock interviews comprised of Lt. Gen. PK Grover, former Chief
Western Command, Dr. Krishan Mohan, former Home Secretary, Haryana, Prof. Anil
Monga, Prof. Parmjit Kaur, Director, IAS Centre and Dr. Shruti Bedi, Coordinator,
IAS Centre.
The candidates were suitably interviewed and grilled for the upcoming
interviews. The were asked questions on the situation existing in Punjab and the
issues confronting the bureaucracy in the State. The candidates for the Police Forces
were questioned about the role of police and on the reasons of the problems being
faced by the police forces.
Each candidate was interviewed for at least half an hour. They were also give
feedback as to how to improve their presentation and answers. The candidates greatly
benefited from the session. These interviews being conducted by the IAS Centre,
Panjab University is the second in the series.
Chandigarh May 15, 2019
EMBO awarded to PU Research Fellow
Shiyana, a UGC - Research Fellowship in Sciences for meritorious students
(RFSMS) fellow pursuing PhD under the supervision of Prof. Kanwaljit Chopra,
Chairperson, University Institute Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS), and Professor,
Pharmacology Division, UIPS, Panjab University has brought laurels to the name of the
University. She was awarded the prestigious European Molecular Biology Organization
(EMBO) Short Term Fellowship (€ 6252.00) for a period of 3 months from 15 January to
15 April 2019 to conduct circadian research at the Department of Neurohumoral
Regulations, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic. The fellowship
included subsistence and travel allowance.
She studied the impact of constant artificial light and food intake in the night time
on our biological clock in rat brain and ileum. Her research work elucidated the
importance of minimizing the exposure to artificial light in the night time and
restricting the food intake during the daytime for our good health.
Chandigarh May 15, 2019
World Orthodontic Health Day (WOHD) Celebrations at Panjab University Dental

Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics of Dr Harvansh Singh
Judge Institute of Dental Sciences and Hospital organized Creative Writing
Competition’ to mark the occasion of World Orthodontic Health Day (WOHD) on 15th may.
Every year 15th may is celebrated as WOHD to marks the signing of the World
Federation of Orthodontist’s (WFO) charter in 1995 during the 4th International
Orthodontic Congress® in San Francisco. World Orthodontic Health Day is designed to
tie the WFO’s past and future together. The following were the result of the
Winner: Harsheen Kaur
Consolation Prizes: Iqbal Singh, Davinder Kumar
The winner and consolation prize winner of the Creative Writing Competition
will now be provided free of Cost (No Hospital charges) and immediate orthodontic
treatment respectively. The consolation prize winners will be provided immediate
orthodontic treatment. It is pertinent to mention that for orthodontic treatment there
is a long waiting list and the above prize winner will be immediately taken for
treatment without waiting. The department of orthodontics has last year also
conducted the Painting competition to mark the occasion of World Orthodontic Health
Day (WOHD). The department plan to conduct this kind of competition every year on
15th May so as to make people aware about orthodontic Health.
Chandigarh May 15, 2019
Capacity Building Tour

Centre for Social Work organized Capacity Building Tour for the student of
Ladakh Nubra Valley ( Ladakh) at Panjab University Chandigarh Campus.
The Teachers and students of Ladakh were accompanied by Capt. Amrinder Singh
of 22 Medium Regiment. This Capacity Building Tour was for the exposure to teachers
and students about various educational Institute and heritage sites in India under
Sadbhavna. Chairperson Centre for Social Work, Dr. Monica Munjial Singh said that
student have visited various departments in University Camps such as Fine Art Gallery,
Museum of Gandhian Bhavan, Centre for Social Work and Sports Ground Etc. Students of
Social work also aware them about the opportunities of education and the importance of
Education in Life so that they can also go for higher education. Dr. Gaurav Gaur
Assistant Prof. appraised the said Interactive capacity building tour and Mr. Prashant
Sharma Field Supervisor coordinate the Tour.
Chandigarh May 15, 2019
Change in timing of PU Dental College
The working hours of Dr. Harvansh Singh Judge Institute of Dental Sciences
and Hospital, Panjab University Chandigarh w.e.f. 16th May 2019 to 15th July 2019
shall be from 8.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. (Monday to Saturday) without any lunch break.
The registration of the patients will be done from 8.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m.